Re: Slaughterhouse Exposed
- The link was already posted by me on Feb 3
here it is, so you don't have to dig it up
--- In SFVeg@yahoogroups.com, "rojony57" <rojony57@...> wrote:
> Here is a news item from Dixie Mahy, President SFVS
> Reporter Dan Noyes of the ITeam exposed the inhumane policies of
> Westland Meat Co with video tapings from an undercover agent from
> HSUS that was aired on the 11 o'clock news Wednesday eve, January
> 2008. The explicit video showed downed cows being dragged and
> to their slaughter because they were too weak to walk. In addition
> the inhumane treatment of these animals, their meat would not be
> healthy and could contain e-coli, salmonella, and even mad cow
> If you missed the segment, you can view it on: ABC7News.Com.
> Congratulations to Wayne Pacelle, President of HSUS, for sponsoring
> the filming and Dan Noyes for airing the segment.
> Dan Noyes received an award from SFVS and UUFETA two years ago for
> animal cruelty investigations re: cruelty to ducks and pate which
> brought awareness to the dining public of the inhumane practices
> involved in creating this gourmet treat.
> Jack O'Connell State Superintendent of Ed. has suspended the use of
> beef in all of the state schools purchased from Westland Meat Co.
> because of their use of downed cows in their slaughterhouse. The
> update was aired on ABC News TV at 11 p.m. on Jan 31 as a followup
> the filmed expose' featured Jan 30. The reason given was not the
> inhumane treatment of the animals but the use of their meat which
> be diseased. More information may be seen on their web site:
> Dixie Mahy
> San Francisco Vegetarian Society